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Insurance claims adjusters discovered human body on store roof


DURHAM — An insurance company adjuster who was checking a claim made by the owners of a recently closed convenience store found a human body stuffed in a vent on the business’s roof, according to a copy of a 911 recording made public Friday.

Police have not yet identified the remains which were discovered late Wednesday morning by two insurance claims adjusters who had clambered on the roof of the Town & Country convenience store at 3700 Fayetteville Street in South Durham.

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18 Years online and over 23,000 members

Wow! We recently reached 23,800 members. What can I say but thank you for visiting and being a part of the community.  Without you we would be nothing.


Thanks again.




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Earthquake Strikes Off Alaska,

Prompting Tsunami Warnings

A powerful earthquake struck the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Alaska around midnight Friday night, prompting tsunami warnings on the mainland and jolting some residents of Alaska. The warning was later canceled.

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Texas HB 272 - Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

Highlights from the Bill

Deadline for Filing Claim: (1)require an insured to file a claim under the policy not later than the first anniversary of the date on which the damage or loss that is the basis of the claim occurs; The commissioner, on a showing of good cause by a person insured under this chapter, may extend the one-year period described by Subsection (a)(1) for a period not to exceed 90 days.

The association may not pay or settle a claim described by Subsection (a) unless the person filing the claim provides evidence satisfactory to the association that, on the date of the loss that is the basis of the claim, the property insured under the association policy was also covered by a flood insurance policy in the amount required for issuance or renewal of the association policy under Section 2210.203(a-1).
Not later than the 30th day after the date a person insured under this chapter files a claim with the association, the association shall provide the person notice of whether the claim is accepted or denied and, if the claim is accepted, a written appraisal of the damage to the insured property


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State-run insurer of last resort bears much of coastal cost

By Mary Williams Walsh
© 2008 The New York Times,
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Hurricane Ike caused as much as $16 billion in property damage, by some estimates, but the state-led insurance pool that will ...

Author: R. Estes
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